Western classical music. From the begining : ancient music ; Of monks and troubadours : the medieval period ; Masses, motets, and madrigals : the Renaissance period ; Ornate patterns : the Baroque period ; A lyrical revolution : the Classical period ; Classical music matures : the Romantic period ; The death traditional harmony : the twentieth century and beyond ; This led to that : the evolution of classical music -- American popular music. Setting the stage : American popular music pre-1900 ; From the bayou to Bourbon Street : blues and jazz ; Tin Pan Alley and beyond : the great American songbook ; Rock, rhythm, and rap : popular music from 1950 to today -- World music. The music of Asia and India ; The music of the Middle East ; The music of Africa ; The music of Latin America and the Caribbean
An introduction to music history that explores key trends, influential figures, and prominent styles from pre-historical Africa to American popular music
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Best Book ever for non-professional ones
This book is very beneficial for whoever needs every piece of information that has to do with music. It is very simple and brief, and it integrates all the historical background needed to understand the development of music.